America’s SBDC Iowa Helps Iowa Businesses Get Online

SBDC Assists Iowa Secretary of State and Google With New Partnership to Benefit Iowa Businesses


AMES, Iowa – America’s SBDC Iowa (SBDC) is aiding the Iowa Secretary of State (SOS) and Google in helping Iowa businesses grow their online presence, so they can be found easier by consumers.


Along with assisting business owners at the SOS booth at the Iowa State Fair, the SBDC is presenting workshops around the state called “Google – Let’s Put Our Cities on the Map.” To find the workshop nearest you, go to


Below is the Iowa Secretary of State press release about this partnership.


America’s SBDC Iowa is an outreach program of Iowa State University’s College of Business. Iowa State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies may be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, Ames, Iowa 50011, Tel. 515-294-7612, email


Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, America’s SBDC Iowa has 15 regional assistance centers located strategically across the state. Since program inception in 1981, the SBDC has helped hundreds of thousands of Iowa businesses and entrepreneurs through no fee, confidential, customized, professional business counseling and practical, affordable training workshops.


For more information on America’s SBDC Iowa programs or services, call (515) 294-2030 or visit, or


Press Contact:

Tricia Janes, America’s SBDC Iowa, 515-294-2030,

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